Ben writes a political column for the Sonoma Valley Sun and contributes regularly to other regional publications. He is a regularly featured political analyst on KSVY-91.3 FM. He earned a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Sonoma State. His past positions include serving as Coordinator of the Living Wage Coalition, a nonprofit advocacy organization focused on labor rights, quality jobs, and living wage policies. More recently, he served as the Coordinator of the Accountable Development Coalition (ADC), which sponsors policy advocacy and public education on high-road economic and sustainable development strategies.